College of Engineering and Science

2012 S.C. Water Resources Conference

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On behalf of the Conference Planning Committee, we are pleased to announce that the third biennial S.C. Water Resources Conference will be held October 10-11, 2012 at the Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center in Columbia.

The conference is coordinated by Clemson University’s Center for Watershed Excellence in conjunction with a statewide planning committee. The purpose of the conference is to provide an integrated forum for discussion of water policies, research projects and water management in the state. The event focuses on research and policies vital to the quality of life and economic prosperity of South Carolina and seeks to build productive collaboration among key stakeholders and interested citizens from across the state. The 2008 and 2010 conferences each brought together over 300 attendees from municipal water authorities, environmental engineering and consulting firms, colleges and universities, environmental law firms, state and federal agencies, nonprofit organizations, economic development organizations, utility companies, land trusts and governmental entities.

Abstracts for oral presentations and posters from professionals, graduate and undergraduate students are being sought on topics relating to:

Coastal & Estuarine Systems
Collaborative Case Studies
Cyberinfrastructure & Data Management
Land Use Planning & Community-Based Programs
River Basin & Stream Systems
Water Policy & Planning
Water Quality & Monitoring
Water Resource Economics
Water Use Management & Permitting
Water - Energy Nexus

The deadline for abstract submittal is March 30th. Please visit for all conference details and the proceedings from the 2008 and 2010 conferences. Additional questions about the conference can be directed to the conference coordinator, Dawn Anticole White at or (864) 656-2618.